Written by Melissa on February 26, 2009

Hanging With The Best…

This past Tuesday I headed to Philly? to hang with some of my favorite fellow photog friends from all over the country.? We shared secrets, showed off our products and did a lot of chit chat and being silly.? I was truly inspired by those around me.?? This is a true group of talented gals!…

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Written by Melissa on February 22, 2009

Make It Work…

I so felt like I was photographing a model shoot today, what a hot momma. .? I am actually glad it snowed? today, we turned her dining room into a studio and had lots of fun (some pictures a little too personal to show). ? We actually made a make shift dress out of a…

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Written by Melissa on February 22, 2009

Only Days Away…

This sweet momma to be is due any day now.? And I have to say, I was afraid of wearing her out, but she was such a trooper stomping through the snow with me.? In fact, I think she wore me out. ? Most men tend to gain sympathy weight, I think I caught sympathy…

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Written by Melissa on February 20, 2009

Latest UPS Dropoff…

It is always fun to see the UPS or FedEx man/woman swing by the house with some new goodies.? This package was from my fabulous canvas company.? LOVE THEM!?? This particular print is a 20×24, which for those in love with 8x10s, will think this is HUGE.?? I am a believer that for a great…

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Written by Melissa on February 17, 2009

The Road to Hana…

It has been a while since I posted some of my 2nd honeymoon photos from Hawaii. I took so many, it is hard to widdle down to my favs and pic the ones I want to post online.? The one thing that is a must in my book in Maui, is the road to Hana.?…

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Written by Melissa on February 14, 2009

Happy Day of LOVE, Givin’ Some Love Back…

First of all, thank you to all of you who entered into my New Blog Contest.? I do have to say, it was hard to beat the winner, this momma rallied up the troops and spread the word and banked herself mucho points.? So, it was no surprise to draw her name, Jenn….can’t wait to…

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Written by Melissa on February 13, 2009

Greener Photography…

I have always tried to do my part to conserve and be as earth friendly as possilbe, not only in my home, but in my work too.? All my packaging materials including photo boxes and tissue paper are all made of 95-100% recycled material.? All my shipping supplies including boxes, bubble wrap, air pillows and…

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Written by Melissa on February 11, 2009

First Communion Mini Sessions…

Receiving First Communion is one of the most important milestones in a young Catholics life. It is also a day of family and tradition. First Communion Portraits are treasured keepsakes for parents and their family to cherish the innocence and hope for the future of their children. On March 21st and 28th, I will be…

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Written by Melissa on February 9, 2009

Bribery…

I love bribery, it can be a wonderful thing, sometimes :)? I bribed my little guys with lollipops, which I am sure were a big hit with every photog who shops at Target :)??? Why buy Valentine’s Day cards, mommy has more fun making them. The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind…


Written by Melissa on February 6, 2009

Share the LOVE…

Share the love with me, and I will give some back to you.? Refer a friend and they shoot a session anytime from now until Feberary 28th, all referral bonuses are DOUBLED!! Not only are they doubled for you, but your friend as well! SWEET! Newborns, engagements, seniors, etc are all included. And if that…

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Written by Melissa on February 4, 2009

Momtrepreneur of the Month…

Meet Dr. Jessica Burkhard, of Rhinebeck Chiropractic. (isn’t she so cute) Jessica and I finally got to meet after a month of planning and re-planning, due to weather, life, kids with colds and what not, messing up our schedules.? I was really interested in meeting Jessica to learn more about her business.? Some of you…

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Written by Melissa on February 2, 2009

Fun in the Sun and Snow…

The “S” family and I have had this session planned for several months now.? The one major requirement, SNOW.? Lucky for us, there has been no lack of snow in the Hudson Valley lately.? A beautiful day combined with a wonderful family = great photos.


Written by Melissa on February 1, 2009

Welcome to My NEW BLOG!!!

It has been a couple months in the works, but it is finally here, my fabulous new blog!? There have been a lot of changes with SP over the past couple of months and a lot more to come this year, so I figure, why not start with a new look.? First,? you may have…

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